KTM’s aftermost advertisement from the EICMA motorcycle appearance was the accession of the 2010 KTM 690 Duke R to the KTM artefact line. With a 690cc single-cylinder authoritative 70hp, the 690 Duke R has 46cc and 6hp added than the KTM 690 Duke. Photos and added afterwards the jump.
Big thumper lovers will adore the the new 690 Duke R’s 70lb•ft of torque, which should accept no problems lofting the 327lbs (dry) bike into the air. Like all “R” models in the KTM line-up, the anatomy will appear in orange, and shows off the LC4 motor absolutely well. Other “R” tidbits accommodate carbon panels, and revised WP suspension. KTM is additionally touting their new best aliment intervals.
When asked why KTM continues to aftermath big displacement single-cylinder machines, KTM CEO Stephan Pierer said it was because KTM could abide to battling analogously displaced multi-cylinder machines in power, while abacus the allowances of how a single-cylinder delievers performs on the road.